February 15, 2000
History of Square Dancing
Kenny Reese: I thought this was a fairly succinct summary of how we got to where we are.
... in general, the Anglo-Irish do not make good dancers; they are too spritely and conscious; they are incapable of one kind of trance or of being seemingly impersonal. And, for the formal, pure dance they lack the formality: about their stylishness (for they have stylishness) there is something impromptu, slightly disorderly.